Skopelos, 8 days - From Larnaca
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Skopelos, Greece

Skopelos, 8 days - From Larnaca

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Created: Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Ref ID: 7337868
price per person From
680 €
Based on 2 adults
Created: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Exploring Skopelos: The Emerald of the Aegean Introduction to Skopelos Nestled in the heart of the Aegean Sea, Skopelos is a verdant oasis that beckons travelers with its lush landscapes and azure waters. As the largest island of the Northern Sporades archipelago in Greece, Skopelos offers an enchanting blend of natural beauty, traditional Greek culture, and serene tranquility. The island, often referred to as the "Emerald of the Aegean," is an idyllic destination for those seeking to escape the bustle of everyday life and immerse themselves in a picturesque and authentic Grecian atmosphere. Discovering the Charm of Skopelos Town The journey into the heart of Skopelos begins in its vibrant capital, Skopelos Town (Chora), where pastel-colored houses cascade down the hillside towards the harbor like a living amphitheater. The town is a labyrinth of narrow, winding cobblestone streets, brimming with bougainvillea, quaint cafes, and charming boutiques selling local handicrafts. Visitors can explore the ancient ruins of the Venetian fortress that stands sentinel over the town, offering panoramic views of the island and the sparkling Aegean beyond. As the sun sets, the waterfront comes alive with the sounds of traditional Greek music, and the aroma of freshly grilled seafood entices diners to the numerous tavernas lining the shore. Beaches and Natural Beauty Skopelos is a sanctuary for beach lovers and nature enthusiasts alike. The island's coastline is dotted with stunning beaches, ranging from secluded coves to organized stretches with amenities. One of the most famous beaches, Kastani, gained international fame as a filming location for the movie "Mamma Mia!" and continues to allure visitors with its crystal-clear waters and pine-fringed backdrop. For those willing to venture off the beaten path, the hidden beach of Agios Ioannis offers a more tranquil experience, with its striking rock formations and mesmerizing sunsets. Beyond the beaches, the island's interior is a haven for hiking, with trails leading through dense forests of Aleppo pine and olive groves, revealing ancient monasteries and timeless vistas along the way. Cultural Highlights and Local Flavors Skopelos is a treasure trove of cultural experiences. The island's rich history is reflected in its numerous churches and chapels, some dating back to the Byzantine era. The folklore museum in Skopelos Town provides a glimpse into the island's past, showcasing traditional costumes, tools, and artwork. Gastronomy is a cornerstone of the Skopelite experience, with local dishes featuring an abundance of fresh seafood, Skopelos cheese pie (tiropita), and plums - a local specialty. Savor the flavors of the island by partaking in a cooking class, or enjoy a glass of the local wine as you mingle with friendly locals in a village square under the Mediterranean stars. Skopelos is more than just a destination; it is an experience that captivates the soul with its mystical charm and offers a journey back to a simpler, more enchanting time. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or cultural enrichment, this Greek island paradise is sure to provide an unforgettable escape.
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25 Jul
Transport from Larnaca to Skopelos
Departure
Cyprus Airways
Cyprus Airways Cyprus Airways - CY464
11:40 AM - Larnaca, Larnaca (LCA)
1:30 PM - Skiathos, Alexandros Papadiamantis (JSI) Alternative airport
0 PC Nonstop Fare: ECONOMY BASIC
Transport:  CY464
Cabin Class: Economy
25 Jul
Accomodation
7 Nights
Nina Apartments 7.8 Good
Skopelos - At 4.0 km from the centerROOM ONLYNeo Klima (Elios), Skopelos 37004 Studio, sea view (for 3)
When you stay at Nina Apartments in Skopelos, you'll be near the beach and 4 minutes by foot from Élios. This aparthotel is 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from Port of Skopelos and 27.8 mi (44.7 km) from Port of Skianthos.Enjoy recreation amenities such as bicycles to rent or take in the view from a terrace. Additional features at this aparthotel include complimentary wireless internet access, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills.Make yourself at home in one of the 12 guestrooms, featuring kitchenettes with refrigerators and stovetops. Rooms have private furnished balconies. 24-inch LCD televisions with digital programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers and complimentary bottled water, and housekeeping is provided daily.Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and ATM/banking services. Free self parking is available onsite.
01 Aug
Transport from Skopelos to Larnaca
Return
Cyprus Airways
Cyprus Airways Cyprus Airways - CY465
2:20 PM - Skiathos, Alexandros Papadiamantis (JSI) Alternative airport
4:10 PM - Larnaca, Larnaca (LCA)
0 PC Nonstop Fare: ECONOMY BASIC
Transport:  CY465
Cabin Class: Economy
price per person From
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Based on 2 adults
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